[MMTK] Scientific python installation problems

Konrad Hinsen hinsen at cnrs-orleans.fr
Fri Sep 26 00:32:47 CEST 2003


On Friday 19 September 2003 11:19, Jon Turner wrote:

> Mandrake has installed  Python in /usr/lib/python2.2/ and of course the
> site packages follow that in their subdirectory. netCDF is installed and
> would seem to have gone in cleanly to the correct place (/usr/local/).
>
> Now, on running the ScientificPython-2.4.3 setup.py script I run across
> problems, initially it would appear that it is looking for python2.2
> files in the wrong place, /usr/local/include rather than (usr/lib/) and
> this causes the C compiler (gcc in this case) to fall over. At the

The protocol you include looks fine, /usr/include/python2.2 is in the header 
search path. It seems that Python.h is not there. Perhaps Mandrake - like 
RedHat, for example - puts header files into a separate package (RedHat calls 
it "python-devel") which is perhaps not installed on your machine.

Konrad.
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